Tag Archives: Interpreting Brooklyn

Artist and Artifact exhibit – artists interpret Brooklyn’s history

BHS is really excited about our new exhibit, Artist & Artifact: Re|Visioning Brooklyn’s Past, presented in partnership with our neighbor BRIC Rotunda Gallery, the contemporary art space of BRIC Arts|Media|Bklyn. Over the past two years, 10 artists (7 visual artists, 2 writers, and a … Continue reading

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Park Lit TONIGHT Coney Island ALWAYS

Two of BHS’s Interpreting Brooklyn artists, novelist Elizabeth Gaffney and Coney Island playwright Michael Schwartz, will be reading tonight in Fort Greene Park with L.J. Davis, a fellow contributor to the magazine A Public Space. Another friend of BHS and … Continue reading

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Face of Brooklyn

Interpreting Brooklyn artist Nora Herting‘s project Face of Brooklyn is nearly completed! Check out her amazing portraits of Brooklynites.

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Coney Island Maybe

Coney Island Maybe is a new show opening at The Puffin Room this Sunday, November 9th, and one of our Interpreting Brooklyn artists, Michael Schwartz, will be reading some of his work at 4pm – looks good! From Michael: I’ll … Continue reading

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Coney Island Hall of Fame

Today, I attended the 2008 Coney Island Hall of Fame Induction ceremony at the Coney Island History Project museum located under the ever-invigorating Cyclone roller coaster.  Carol Albert accepted a plaque on behalf of Astroland Park and three post-mortem inductees … Continue reading

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